Virtual Storytimes

While you are staying safe at home, please enjoy our Children’s Librarians as they present "Virtual Storytimes."  Enjoy!  Be sure to scroll down the page for more stories to watch!

Storytime with the City of Inglewood Opens in new window
"Virtual Storytimes" by the Inglewood Public Library’s Children’s Librarians have been added to our YouTube Channel:  Storytime with the City of Inglewood 
or click on the photos below.

Ms. Celia - Bilingual Storytime May 27, 2020 Opens in new windowBilingual Storytime with Ms. Celia
May 27, 2020
Book Read:  Little I by Michael Hall
Song: "Hello Friends"/"Buenos Dias Amigos," "The Alphabet Song."

Virtual Storytime - Family Storytime - Ms. Pamela - Fairies Opens in new windowFamily Storytime with Ms. Pamela
May 11, 2020
Book Read:  Too Many Fairies: A Celtic Tale by Margaret Read MacDonald and Susan Mitchell
Song:  "Little Rabbit Foo Foo"
Flannelboard:  "Five LIttle Fairies"

Bilingual Storytime Opens in new windowBilingual Storytime with Ms. Celia
May 6, 2020

Book Read: Bear Came Along by Richard T. Morris and illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Book Read: Do Not Open this Book by Adam Lehrhaupt and illustrated by Matthew Forsythe
Songs:  "Hello Friends"/"Buenos Dias Amigos," 
"Los Pollitos"/"The Chicks"

Ms. Celia - "Five LIttle Dragons" Opens in new windowBilingual Storytime with Ms. Celia
May 6, 2020

Book Read:  If You Plant a Seed  written and illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Book Read:  Waiting written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes
Fingerplay:  "Hello Friends"/"Buenos Dias Amigos"
Flannelboard: "Five Little Dragons"

Family Storytime iwth Ms. Pamela April 27, 2020 Opens in new windowFamily Storytime with Ms. Pamela
April 27, 2020

Book Read:  Library Lion written by Michelle Knudsen and illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
Fingerplay:  "By Gum, By Gum"
Flannelboard:  "Flip Flap Jack"
Damitri Boone Opens in new windowPreschool Storytime with Ms. Damitri
April 20, 2020
Book Read:  Elephants Cannot Dance!  written and illustrated by Mo Willems
Book Read:  Want My Hat Back  written and illustrated by Jon Klassen

Songs:  "We Wave and Say Hello," "I’m a Little Teapot," "Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes."
Damitri Boone Opens in new windowPreschool Storytime with Ms. Damitri
April 20, 2020
Book Read:  T
aking a Bath with the Dog and Other Things That Make Me Happy 
written and illustrated by Scott Menchin
Songs: "Itsy Bitsy Spider," "Head, Shoulders, Knees, & Toes," "Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear"
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Preschool Storytime with Ms. Damitri
April 20, 2020
Book Read:  A Good Day. by Kevin Henkes

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Preschool Storytime with Ms. Damitri
April 20, 2020
Book Read:  Big Bugs: Giant Creepy Crawly Pop Ups from Scholastic
Songs:  "Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear".

Damitri Boone Opens in new windowPreschool Storytime with Ms. Damitri
April 20, 2020
Flannelboard:  "Five Little Stars"

More Books Read Aloud on Video
The books below link to YouTube videos.  They are read aloud by the author, a teacher, or a librarian.  Some contain ads at the beginning of the video --- you can click on SKIP AD if you do not want to see the ads. Enjoy!


MICHELLE OBAMA READS ON PBSKIDS.ORG
PBS Kids Opens in new windowMichelle Obama Opens in new window
The Gruffalo Opens in new window

The Gruffalo 
by Julia Donaldson


’Mondays With Michelle Obama’ is part of the PBS KIDS Read-Along series.

Michelle Obama has launched a series of online video readings for kids with the classic picture book, The Gruffalo, which the former first lady called the story of a mouse who uses his "wit and imagination" to get the best of a fox and other would-be predators.

Mondays With Michelle Obama is part of the PBS KIDS Read-Along series, and will continue through May 11. 

Click on the book covers to hear Mrs. Obama read the story.

There's a Dragon in Your Book Opens in new window
by Tom Fletcher

Miss Maple's Seeds Opens in new windowMiss Maple’s Seeds
by Eliza Wheeler
Michelle and Barack Obama Read "The Word Collector" Opens in new window






PICTURE BOOKS FOR PRESCHOOLERS
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Opens in new windowWe're Going on a Bear Hunt Opens in new window
harryTheDirtyDog Opens in new window
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Written and illustrated by Eric Carle
Read by Eric Carle


We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
Written and illustrated by Michael Rosen.  Read and performed by Michael Rosen
Harry the Dirty Dog
Written by Gene Zion
Illustrated by Margaret Bloy Graham
Read by Betty White
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Head to Toe by Eric Carle Opens in new windowPapa Please Get The Moon For Me by Eric Carle Opens in new window
Head to Toe 
Written and illustrated by  Eric Carle
Read by
David Feinstein,
Eric Carle Museum


Papa, Please Get 
the Moon for Me

Written and illustrated by Eric Carle
Read by
David Feinstein,
Eric Carle Museum

PICTURE BOOKS FOR KINDERGARTENERS - 1ST GRADERS
Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena Opens in new windowWhat If? by Samantha Berger Opens in new windowA Bike Like Sergio's Opens in new window
Last Stop on Market Street
Written by Matt de la Pena
Illustrated by Christian Robinson

Read by Rebekah Wall
What If...
Written by Samantha Berger
Illustrated by Mike Curato
Read by Rebekah Wall
A Bike Life Sergio’s
Written by Maribeth Boelts
Illustrated by Noah Z. Jones
Read by Rebekah Wall
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I Am Not Scared Opens in new windowYou Don't Want a Unicorn Opens in new window
Saturday
Written and illustrated
by Oge Mora
Read by 
Oge Mora
Written by Anna Kang
Illustrated by Christopher Weyant
Rread by Anna Kang
You Don’t Want a Unicorn!
Written by Amy Dyckman
Illustrated by Liz Climo
Read by Amy Dyckman


PICTURE BOOKS FOR 2ND - 3RD GRADERS
Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackhall Opens in new windowExtra Yarn Opens in new windowMoon! Earth's Best Friend Opens in new window
Hello Lighthouse
Written and Illustrated by Sophie Blackhall
Read by Sophie Blackhall


Extra Yarn
Written By Mac Barnett
Illustrated by Jon Klassen
Read by Stories with Ms. Walker
Moon! Earth’s Best Friend
Written by Stacy McAnulty
Illustrated by Stevie Lewis
Read by Stories with Ms. Walker

Llama Destroys the World Opens in new window
Waiting for the Biblioburro Opens in new window
A Fine Fine School Opens in new window
Llama Destroys the World
Written by Jonathan Stutzman
Illustrated by Heather Fox
Read by
Jonathan Stutzman and Heather Fox
Waiting for the Biblioburro
Written by Monica Brown
Illustrated by John Parra
Ready by 
Brightly Storytime
A Fine, Fine School
Written by Sharon Creech
Illustrated by Henry Bliss
Read by Solly Infusion



PICTURE BOOKS FOR 4TH GRADERS AND UP
Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordianire Opens in new windowAda's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Susan Hood Opens in new windowOne Plastic Bag Opens in new window
Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire
Written by Amy Guglielmo and
Jacqueline Tourville.
Illustrated by Brigette Barrager.
Read by Rebekah Wall.

Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay
Written by Susan Hood
Illustrated by Sally Wern Comport
Read by Rebekah Wall
One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia
Written by Miranda Paul
Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon
Read by 
Rebekah Wall